All the latest news from the sector
The Nottingham CVS Volunteer Centre is now closed for the Christmas break.
Nottingham City Museums and Galleries run a range of sites from Nottingham Castle to Wollaton Hall - and they are looking for volunteers who can help out by welcoming visitors and to encouraging them to join in with family-friendly activities.
Nottinghamshire YMCA run a cafe in Mansfield called Y5 - and they are looking for volunteers who can help keep it running and enable it to continue its providing loyal customers with a comfortable setting to socialise.
Nottingham Women's Centre offers a safe, positive, friendly environment for women of all ages - and they are looking for a volunteer who can support local women to get their voices heard.
The Friary is a registered charity providing a drop-in centre for the homeless and vulnerable people aged over 18 - and they are looking for volunteers who have the right skills to be able to support both their own staff and visitors in their IT suite.
Dunkirk and Lenton Partnership Forum run a weekly community meal called 'Tasty Tuesdays' - and they need volunteers to help keep it going by giving up time to help prepare, cook and serve food.
Nottingham CVS’s Skillsbank scheme recently celebrated its first birthday – and we’re pleased to say that its first year has been a big success!
Nottingham City Council recently launched a small grants scheme to support an increase in befriending activity - and we are hosting an event here at Nottingham CVS for any groups who want to apply for the funding.
If you are a community or voluntary organisation and are looking for new trustees, you may be interested in taking part in an event that Nottingham CVS is running in the new year in partnership with Nottingham City Homes.
As we approach the halfway point in December Nottingham CVS’s online advent calendar to promote microvolunteering is continuing to capture people’s imaginations – and we’re now offering those who share our microvolunteering ideas with their friends the chance to win some Christmas goodies!
Nottingham Women’s Centre have produced a leaflet offering information to women on various types of crisis support available over the Christmas period.
A Nottingham-based charity has started offering food parcels to people who are struggling to afford to eat.
A new community garden was launched at Radford and Lenton Library earlier in 2014 - and as part of the scheme, budding gardeners are being invited to sign up for training to improve their green-fingered skills.
One Nottingham have published the December edition of their regular newsletter.
The sustainable transport charity Sustrans are getting into the Christmas spirit by offering free cycling tuition worth £25 to Nottingham residents.